Welcome to the website of the Rock Deformation Laboratory (RDL)  of UT Austin. The RDL is operative since 2018 and it is the house of many geoscientists interested in further geosciences. RDLers are interested in many aspects of geosciences. Like in many other scientific institutions, RDL scientists often devise state-of-the-art instruments and methodologies to push the boundary of knowledge.

…with the help of a spyglass devised by him, he discovered about the face of the Moon, fixed stars, Milky Way, nebulous stars, but especially, about four planets…
– Galileo Galilei – Sidereus Nuncius